Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania
Temporary Amendment to the Fifth Judicial District Emergency Operations Plan
Welcome to the Fifth Judicial District of Pennsylvania, County of Allegheny, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
The following persons shall not enter any court facility or court office:
- Persons who, because of exposure to COVID-19 or travel to a country or region with an outbreak of COVID-19, have been advised to self-quarantine by any doctor, hospital, or health agency;
- Persons who reside with or have had close contact with someone who has been advised to self-quarantine by any doctor, hospital, or health agency;
- Persons who have been diagnosed with or have had known contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19;
- Persons experiencing symptoms of respiratory illness such as fever, severe cough, or shortness of breath.
- Persons who have taken a COVID-19 test and are awaiting results.
Persons entering court facilities or offices must wear a protective mask or cloth face covering at all times, consistent with CDC guidelines.
If you are unable to wear a mask/cloth face covering, please advise court staff before coming to the facility or when you arrive at the entrance of the facility, or contact the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator to discuss accommodations at 412-350-4044 or 412-350-5419 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
*** Those who cannot wear masks due to a disability should contact the court facility or the Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator BEFORE coming to the court facility so that accommodations can be made to help you conduct your business without delays.